Dermatology

Dermatology is the branch of medicine dealing with the skin and its diseases. Dermatologists take care of diseases and cancers of the skin, scalp, hair, and nails.
What is Dermatology?

Dermatology involves the study, research, diagnosis, and management of any health conditions that may affect the skin, fat hair, nails, and membranes. A dermatologist is the health professional who specializes in this area of healthcare.

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Researchers use information theory to monitor resistance mechanisms to targeted cancer therapy

Researchers use information theory to monitor resistance mechanisms to targeted cancer therapy

Enzyme inhibitor boosts immune system to fight MRSA and other dangerous skin infections

Enzyme inhibitor boosts immune system to fight MRSA and other dangerous skin infections

Skin pigmentation mechanism confers major protection against UV-related cancers

Skin pigmentation mechanism confers major protection against UV-related cancers

EORTC partners with Pierre Fabre to support patients with stage 2 melanoma

EORTC partners with Pierre Fabre to support patients with stage 2 melanoma

New molecule extracted from the leaves of chestnut tree neutralizes staph bacteria

New molecule extracted from the leaves of chestnut tree neutralizes staph bacteria

Psychological stress can cause hair to turn gray

Psychological stress can cause hair to turn gray

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines may increase patients' concerns about side effects

mRNA COVID-19 vaccines may increase patients' concerns about side effects

Switching to a balanced diet restores gut health and suppresses skin inflammation

Switching to a balanced diet restores gut health and suppresses skin inflammation

Study: COVID-19 vaccines safe for IBD patients

Study: COVID-19 vaccines safe for IBD patients

Skin disorders on the rise during COVID‐19 pandemic due to infection and PPE use

Skin disorders on the rise during COVID‐19 pandemic due to infection and PPE use

New therapeutic approach developed to treat psoriatic arthritis

New therapeutic approach developed to treat psoriatic arthritis

New electromechanical device can help detect skin disorders non-invasively

New electromechanical device can help detect skin disorders non-invasively

New book provides insight into the pathophysiology of leprosy

New book provides insight into the pathophysiology of leprosy

Specific enzymes protect the human skin and body from microbes, viruses

Specific enzymes protect the human skin and body from microbes, viruses

Researchers uncover differences in itch mechanisms

Researchers uncover differences in itch mechanisms

Study describes differences between mutation profile of acral nevi and acral melanoma

Study describes differences between mutation profile of acral nevi and acral melanoma

Research highlights the impact of stringent hand hygiene during the pandemic on hand skin health

Research highlights the impact of stringent hand hygiene during the pandemic on hand skin health

Novel biomarker discovered to identify male COVID-19 patients at greatest risk for ICU admission

Novel biomarker discovered to identify male COVID-19 patients at greatest risk for ICU admission

Benefits of drug research are not being shared equitably among study participants, indicates study

Benefits of drug research are not being shared equitably among study participants, indicates study

PET imaging can enable accurate diagnosis of recurring brain metastases

PET imaging can enable accurate diagnosis of recurring brain metastases